Introduction to Navigation Skills (FULLY BOOKED)

This is a 1 day introduction to navigation skills and is aimed at people who are apprehensive about navigating or would like to learn the basics before attending a more intensive multi-day course. It is an ideal introduction for those with little or no navigation experience.

By the end of the day you will be more confident in your ability to plan and undertake your own walks in the countryside.

The aim of the day is to introduce you to the basic theory of map types, scales, symbols, and grid references, we’ll then go for a walk and look at how to follow a route on the ground, setting the map to follow linear features and consider the basic use of a compass.

This is a fun and relaxed day and if time allows we will have a group session testing our new skills in a dedicated orienteering course.

WHAT IS INCLUDED:

  • Qualified Navigation tutor and Mountain Leader
  • All training aids
  • Maps
  • Loan of a compass

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Suitable footwear – walking boots/walking shoes (no sports trainers)
  • Suitable clothes for a day outside/walking (no jeans)
  • Waterproofs (jacket and trousers)
  • Lunch and SnacksDrink (minimum 1 litre)
  • Spare fleece/jacket

(Needs a minimum of 4 to run at advertised price)

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Date

10 May 2020

Time

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost

£39pp

Location

Betwys Y Coed
Y Stablau (Stables Bar) - Holyhead Road, Betws-y-Coed, LL24 0AY
Category

Organizer

Mountain Ascents
Phone
07841911687
Email
booking@mountainascents.co.uk

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Information Regarding Operations During The Covid-19 Epidemic

Due to the Covid-19 epidemic we have made the decision to suspend all of our activities for the initial period of March and April.

We will review our position in May (subject to Government guidance). An email has been sent to all members who have booked a course in this period.

Please feel free to continue to browse the site, view our upcoming courses and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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